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Acta Medica Intl.     Open Access   (SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Advanced Arab Academy of Audio-Vestibulogy J.     Open Access  
Advanced Biomedical Research     Open Access  
Advances in Human Biology     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Skeletal Muscle Function Assessment     Open Access  
African J. for Infertility and Assisted Conception     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
African J. of Medical and Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
African J. of Paediatric Surgery     Open Access   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.25, CiteScore: 1)
African J. of Trauma     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ain-Shams J. of Anaesthesiology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Al-Azhar Assiut Medical J.     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Al-Basar Intl. J. of Ophthalmology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Alexandria J. of Pediatrics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ancient Science of Life     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Anesthesia : Essays and Researches     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Annals of African Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.258, CiteScore: 1)
Annals of Bioanthropology     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia     Open Access   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.308, CiteScore: 1)
Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology     Open Access   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.434, CiteScore: 1)
Annals of Indian Academy of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery     Open Access  
Annals of Indian Psychiatry     Open Access  
Annals of Maxillofacial Surgery     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Annals of Nigerian Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Annals of Pediatric Cardiology     Open Access   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.352, CiteScore: 1)
Annals of Saudi Medicine     Open Access   (SJR: 0.238, CiteScore: 1)
Annals of Thoracic Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.524, CiteScore: 1)
Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.152, CiteScore: 0)
Annals of Tropical Pathology     Open Access  
Apollo Medicine     Open Access  
APOS Trends in Orthodontics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Arab J. of Interventional Radiology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Archives of Cardiovascular Imaging     Open Access   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.187, CiteScore: 0)
Archives of Intl. Surgery     Open Access   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.302, CiteScore: 1)
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Archives of Pharmacy Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
Archives of Trauma Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.37, CiteScore: 2)
Asia Pacific J. of Clinical Trials : Nervous System Diseases     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asia-Pacific J. of Oncology Nursing     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Asian J. of Andrology     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.856, CiteScore: 2)
Asian J. of Neurosurgery     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Asian J. of Oncology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Asian J. of Transfusion Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.35, CiteScore: 1)
Asian Pacific J. of Reproduction     Open Access   (SJR: 0.227, CiteScore: 1)
Asian Pacific J. of Tropical Biomedicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.491, CiteScore: 2)
Asian Pacific J. of Tropical Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.561, CiteScore: 2)
Astrocyte     Open Access  
Avicenna J. of Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
AYU : An international quarterly journal of research in Ayurveda     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Benha Medical J.     Open Access  
Biomedical and Biotechnology Research J.     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
BLDE University J. of Health Sciences     Open Access  
Brain Circulation     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Canadian J. of Rural Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.202, CiteScore: 0)
Cancer Translational Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Cardiology Plus     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Chinese Medical J.     Open Access   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.52, CiteScore: 1)
CHRISMED J. of Health and Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Clinical Cancer Investigation J.     Open Access  
Clinical Dermatology Review     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Clinical Trials in Degenerative Diseases     Open Access  
Clinical Trials in Orthopedic Disorders     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Community Acquired Infection     Open Access  
Conservation and Society     Open Access   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.811, CiteScore: 2)
Contemporary Clinical Dentistry     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.353, CiteScore: 1)
Current Medical Issues     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
CytoJ.     Open Access   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.543, CiteScore: 1)
Delta J. of Ophthalmology     Open Access  
Dental Hypotheses     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.152, CiteScore: 0)
Dental Research J.     Open Access   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.416, CiteScore: 1)
Dentistry and Medical Research     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Digital Medicine     Open Access  
Drug Development and Therapeutics     Open Access  
Education for Health     Open Access   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.242, CiteScore: 0)
Education in the Health Professions     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Egyptian J. of Bronchology     Open Access  
Egyptian J. of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia     Open Access  
Egyptian J. of Cataract and Refractive Surgery     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 1.799, CiteScore: 2)
Egyptian J. of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis     Open Access   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.155, CiteScore: 0)
Egyptian J. of Dermatology and Venerology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Egyptian J. of Haematology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Egyptian J. of Internal Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Egyptian J. of Obesity, Diabetes and Endocrinology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Egyptian J. of Otolaryngology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Egyptian J. of Psychiatry     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Egyptian J. of Surgery     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Egyptian Nursing J.     Open Access  
Egyptian Orthopaedic J.     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Egyptian Pharmaceutical J.     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Egyptian Retina J.     Open Access  
Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Endodontology     Open Access  
Endoscopic Ultrasound     Open Access   (SJR: 0.822, CiteScore: 2)
Environmental Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Eurasian J. of Pulmonology     Open Access  
European J. of Dentistry     Open Access   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.749, CiteScore: 2)
European J. of General Dentistry     Open Access   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.12, CiteScore: 0)
European J. of Prosthodontics     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
European J. of Psychology and Educational Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.113, CiteScore: 0)
Fertility Science and Research     Open Access  
Formosan J. of Surgery     Open Access   (SJR: 0.112, CiteScore: 0)
Genome Integrity     Open Access   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.153, CiteScore: 0)
Glioma     Open Access  
Global J. of Transfusion Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Gynecology and Minimally Invasive Therapy     Open Access   (SJR: 0.311, CiteScore: 1)
Hamdan Medical J.     Open Access  
Heart and Mind     Open Access  
Heart India     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Heart Views     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Hepatitis B Annual     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Ibnosina J. of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
IJS Short Reports     Open Access  
Imam J. of Applied Sciences     Open Access  
Indian Dermatology Online J.     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Indian J. of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Indian J. of Anaesthesia     Open Access   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.478, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Burns     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Indian J. of Cancer     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.361, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Cerebral Palsy     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Indian J. of Community Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.37, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Dental Research     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.266, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Dental Sciences     Open Access  
Indian J. of Dentistry     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Indian J. of Dermatology     Open Access   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.468, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology     Open Access   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.445, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Dermatopathology and Diagnostic Dermatology     Open Access  
Indian J. of Drugs in Dermatology     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.791, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Endocrinology and Metabolism     Open Access   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.568, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Health Sciences and Biomedical Research KLEU     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Indian J. of Medical and Paediatric Oncology     Open Access   (SJR: 0.425, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Medical Microbiology     Open Access   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.503, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Medical Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.656, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Medical Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
Indian J. of Multidisciplinary Dentistry     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Indian J. of Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.347, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Nuclear Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.23, CiteScore: 0)
Indian J. of Occupational and Environmental Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.225, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Ophthalmology     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.498, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Oral Health and Research     Open Access  
Indian J. of Oral Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Indian J. of Orthopaedics     Open Access   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.392, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Otology     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.199, CiteScore: 0)
Indian J. of Paediatric Dermatology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Indian J. of Pain     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Indian J. of Palliative Care     Open Access   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.454, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Pathology and Microbiology     Open Access   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.276, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Pharmacology     Open Access   (SJR: 0.412, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Psychiatry     Open Access   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.408, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Psychological Medicine     Open Access   (SJR: 0.368, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Indian J. of Radiology and Imaging     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Indian J. of Research in Homoeopathy     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Indian J. of Respiratory Care     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Indian J. of Rheumatology     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.119, CiteScore: 0)
Indian J. of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS     Open Access   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.34, CiteScore: 0)
Indian J. of Social Psychiatry     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Indian J. of Transplantation     Open Access  
Indian J. of Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.434, CiteScore: 1)
Indian J. of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Indian Spine J.     Open Access  
Industrial Psychiatry J.     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Intervention     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Intl. Archives of Health Sciences     Open Access  
Intl. J. of Abdominal Wall and Hernia Surgery     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Academic Medicine     Open Access  
Intl. J. of Advanced Medical and Health Research     Open Access  
Intl. J. of Applied and Basic Medical Research     Open Access  
Intl. J. of Clinical and Experimental Physiology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Clinicopathological Correlation     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Community Dentistry     Open Access  
Intl. J. of Critical Illness and Injury Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.192, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Educational and Psychological Researches     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Environmental Health Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Forensic Odontology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Green Pharmacy     Open Access   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.142, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Growth Factors and Stem Cells in Dentistry     Open Access  
Intl. J. of Health & Allied Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Health System and Disaster Management     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Heart Rhythm     Open Access  
Intl. J. of Medicine and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Mycobacteriology     Open Access   (SJR: 0.535, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Noncommunicable Diseases     Open Access  
Intl. J. of Nutrition, Pharmacology, Neurological Diseases     Open Access   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.17, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Oral Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Orofacial Biology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Orofacial Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Orthodontic Rehabilitation     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Pedodontic Rehabilitation     Open Access  
Intl. J. of Pharmaceutical Investigation     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Preventive Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.623, CiteScore: 1)
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Intl. J. of Trichology     Open Access   (SJR: 0.4, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Yoga     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
Intl. J. of Yoga : Philosophy, Psychology and Parapsychology     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
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Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
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  • Publishing in the time of pandemic: Editorial policy of a dermatology
           journal during COVID-19

    • Authors: Saumya Panda
      Pages: 337 - 340
      Abstract: Saumya Panda
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):337-340

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):337-340
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_704_20
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Nail dermoscopy (onychoscopy) findings in the diagnosis of primary
           onychomycosis: A cross-sectional study

    • Authors: Manasa Narayan Kayarkatte, Archana Singal, Deepika Pandhi, Shukla Das, Sonal Sharma
      Pages: 341 - 349
      Abstract: Manasa Narayan Kayarkatte, Archana Singal, Deepika Pandhi, Shukla Das, Sonal Sharma
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):341-349
      Background: Diagnosis of onychomycosis involves direct microscopic examination with potassium hydroxide, culture or histopathology with periodic acid–Schiff staining. Nail dermoscopy (onychoscopy) is a noninvasive, rapid and easily available diagnostic tool though its utility in onychomycosis remains unexplored.Objective: To describe the various onychoscopic patterns and compare its percentage positivity with that of standard potassium hydroxide examination, culture and histopathology in patients with a clinical diagnosis of onychomycosis.Methods: The study recruited 100 patients with a presumptive clinical diagnosis of onychomycosis. A detailed history, physical examination including that of nails and clinical photography was followed by onychoscopy with DermLite DL3. The nail clippings were sent for direct microscopic examination with potassium hydroxide, mycological culture and histopathology with periodic acid–Schiff stain. The patient was said to have onychomycosis if at least one of the three tests was positive.Results: Onychomycosis was confirmed by potassium hydroxide and/or culture and/or histopathology in 88 patients. Onychoscopic features were identified and their association with different clinical variants of onychomycosis was attempted. Percentage positivity for diagnosing onychomycosis in decreasing order was: direct microscopic examination with potassium hydroxide followed by spiked pattern, subungual hyperkeratosis, distal irregular termination on onychoscopy, histopathology, mycological culture and ruins aspect again observed on onychoscopy.Limitations: Small sample size.Conclusions: Many onychoscopic features are highly specific for different variants of onychomycosis so onychoscopy may serve as an important and quick adjunct to diagnose onychomycosis until other time-consuming investigations, such as culture and periodic acid–Schiff become available. Studies on a larger population will help arrive at a logistic conclusion.
      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):341-349
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_100_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Nonsegmental vitiligo follows Blaschko's lines and embryonic
           pigmentary segments

    • Authors: Nilendu Sarma
      Pages: 350 - 358
      Abstract: Nilendu Sarma
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):350-358
      Background: Pathogenic mechanism that determines the localization of vitiligo patches and thus a patterned distribution in patients with nonsegmental vitiligo has remained poorly elucidated. A distributional similarity of the vitiligo patches with Blaschko's lines has been documented in patients with segmental vitiligo, both isolated segmental vitiligo and mixed vitiligo but never in cases of nonsegmental vitiligo.Methods: Distribution of nonsegmental vitiligo patches on face and neck regions was assessed and compared with Blaschko's lines and also with embryonic pigmentary segments on the face.Results: This study has documented distributional similarity of the nonsegmental vitiligo patches on face and neck with Blaschko's lines and the “embryonic pigmentary segments” among 154 (58.6%) cases. Patches around the palpebral and other fissures like periorbital, perinasal, perioral, and periaural were more common. In addition to the vitiligo patches, the spared areas were also found to respect the embryonic segmental outlines and follow the Blaschko's lines.Conclusion: Distributional pattern of the individual nonsegmental vitiligo patches along the Blaschko's lines and embryonic pigmentary segments suggests that mosaicism might control the susceptibility to the disease process in a patterned manner.Limitation: No genetic testing could be performed to confirm the hypothesis. Evaluation of nonsegmental vitiligo was done only on the face and neck areas.
      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):350-358
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_790_18
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Pigmented linear discoid lupus erythematosus following the lines of
           Blaschko: A retrospective study of a Chinese series

    • Authors: Wei Liu, Sergio Vano-Galvan, Jia-Wei Liu, Yue-Tong Qian, Kai Fang, Dong-Lai Ma
      Pages: 359 - 365
      Abstract: Wei Liu, Sergio Vano-Galvan, Jia-Wei Liu, Yue-Tong Qian, Kai Fang, Dong-Lai Ma
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):359-365
      Background: Linear cutaneous lupus erythematosus is a rare subtype of lupus erythematosus (LE) that develops linear lesions following the lines of Blaschko. Linear cutaneous lupus erythematosus may present as various subtypes of LE, including linear discoid lupus erythematosus. There are few reports about pigmentedlinear discoid lupus erythematosus in the literature.Aims: We aimed to summarize the clinical and pathological features of patients with pigmented linear discoid lupus erythematosus following the lines of Blaschko.Methods: Eighteen patients with pigmented linear discoid lupus erythematosus attending the outpatient department of the Dermatology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, China, were enrolled in the study. We recorded clinical data including sex, age at onset, disease duration, location and distribution of the lesions, symptoms, trigger factors, antinuclear antibody (ANA) testing, therapy, and therapeutic responses. Histopathological features were also summarized.Results: All 18 patients presented with well-defined brownish pigmented linear or segmental macules or plaques, following the lines of Blaschko. All the lesions were located on the head or neck. Unilaterally distributed lesions were found in 94.4% of patients. Two patients showed low titers of ANA in a speckled pattern. No systemic involvement or progression to systemic LE was noted. The patients were clinically diagnosed as pigmented lichen planus (55.6%), pigmented linear discoid lupus erythematosus (33.3%), and linear morphea (11.1%) before histopathological examination.Limitations: The study was retrospective and direct immunofluorescence was not performed. Not all patients' information was available and 4 patients were lost to follow-up because their contact information was changed.Conclusion: Pigmented linear discoid lupus erythematosus mostly occurs on the head and neck. It manifests as brownish macules along the lines of Blaschko. Differentiation between pigmented linear discoid lupus erythematosus and other dermatoses that have a linear distribution can be difficult both clinically and pathologically, but histological details can help distinguish them.
      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):359-365
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_341_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • The bidirectional association between type 2 diabetes and psoriasis: Two
           retrospective cohort studies

    • Authors: Hsien-Yi Chiu, Chu-Ju Hung, Chih-Hsin Muo, Kang-Chih Fan, Fung-Chang Sung
      Pages: 366 - 374
      Abstract: Hsien-Yi Chiu, Chu-Ju Hung, Chih-Hsin Muo, Kang-Chih Fan, Fung-Chang Sung
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):366-374
      Background: Inflammation plays a crucial role in both type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and psoriasis pathogenesis; thus, a bidirectional association between them is likely suspected.Aims: We investigated the possible bidirectional association between T2DM and psoriasis.Methods: Using the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database, we conducted two retrospective cohort studies. The analysis of psoriasis onset in relation to T2DM status included 31,697 patients with diabetes and 126,788 nondiabetic control subjects (Analysis 1). The analysis of T2DM onset in relation to psoriasis status included 1,947 psoriatic patients and 7,788 nonpsoriatic control subjects (Analysis 2). The follow-up period was from 2000 to the date of the outcome of interest, date of death, or December 31, 2013. Cox proportional models were used to estimate the relative hazards.Results: In Analysis 1, Kaplan–Meier (KM)-based cumulative incidence of psoriasis was higher in the T2DM cohort than that in the non-T2DM cohort (1.2% vs. 0.7%). The covariate-adjusted hazard ratio (HR) was 1.40 [95% confidence interval (CI), 1.20–1.63] for patients with T2DM. Analysis 2 revealed KM-based cumulative T2DM incidences of 18.7% and 13.1% in psoriatic and nonpsoriatic subjects, respectively. The adjusted HR for incident T2DM was higher in patients with psoriasis (1.38; 95% CI, 1.20–1.58).Limitation: This article may not represent the population worldwide and patient selection bias may exist.Conclusion: Our results provide evidence for a bidirectional T2DM–psoriasis association. T2DM and psoriasis are common worldwide; thus, our findings have public health implications for the early identification and management of these comorbid diseases.
      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):366-374
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_428_18
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Type D personality is associated with poor quality of life, social
           performance, and psychological impairment in patients with moderate to
           severe psoriasis: A cross-sectional study of 130 patients

    • Authors: Paula Aguayo-Carreras, Jose Carlos Ruiz-Carrascosa, Alejandro Molina-Leyva
      Pages: 375 - 381
      Abstract: Paula Aguayo-Carreras, Jose Carlos Ruiz-Carrascosa, Alejandro Molina-Leyva
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):375-381
      Background: Psoriasis is a systemic autoinflammatory disease that is related to an increased risk of organic and psychological comorbidities. Type D personality has been related to poor quality of life and worse physical and psychological outcomes in different diseases.Aims: The aim of this study is to explore whether type D personality is associated with an increased risk of presenting physical and/or psychological comorbidities, their relationship with the capacity of social adaptation, and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with psoriasis.Methods: This was a cross-sectional study. In all, 130 patients with moderate to severe psoriasis were included in this study. Participants completed the DS14 test and different validated questionnaires regarding quality of life and psychological morbidities.Results: Type D personality was present in 38.4% (50/130) of the participants of the study. Patients with psoriasis and type D personality presented a higher risk of depression and anxiety. We observed that type D personality was associated with a lower educational level. These patients also presented a worse HRQOL in different dimensions of the Short Form Health Survey-36 questionnaire, more sleep problems, poor social adaptation, and a higher frequency of sexual disturbances.Limitations: Due to the cross-sectional design of the study, we could not confirm causality. Selection of sample was not random. Diagnoses of physical comorbidity were collected through clinical interview of patients under active treatment, which may imply a classification bias.Conclusion: Type D personality could represent a frequent personality profile in patients with psoriasis that could identify subjects with poor coping abilities to the disease with poorer levels of quality of life, increased psychological comorbidities, and inadequate social adaptation mechanisms.
      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):375-381
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_114_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Pseudoxanthomatous or xanthelasmoid mastocytosis: Reporting a rare entity

    • Authors: Preema Sinha, Sunmeet Sandhu, Arijit Sen, Aradhana Sood
      Pages: 382 - 385
      Abstract: Preema Sinha, Sunmeet Sandhu, Arijit Sen, Aradhana Sood
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):382-385
      Mastocytosis is a disease characterized by abnormal and pathologic increase in mast cells in the cutaneous tissue and extracutaneous organs such as the bone marrow, liver, spleen, lymph node and gastrointestinal tract. Cutaneous mastocytosis comprises of four major clinical variants: solitary and multiple mastocytomas, urticaria pigmentosa, diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis and telangiectasia macularis eruptiva perstans. Cutaneous mastocytosis of the xanthelasmoid type is a rare variant of diffuse mastocytosis. It is clinically characterized by the typical yellowish hue and is accompanied histologically by mast cells infiltrating far into the lower dermis. Here we report one such rare case.
      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):382-385
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_633_17
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Macular hypopigmentation, hair loss and follicular spongiosis: A distinct
           clinicopathological entity

    • Authors: Riti Bhatia, Vishal Gupta, Sudheer Arava, Sujay Khandpur, M Ramam
      Pages: 386 - 391
      Abstract: Riti Bhatia, Vishal Gupta, Sudheer Arava, Sujay Khandpur, M Ramam
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):386-391
      Background: Hypopigmented macules are seen in a variety of disorders and the diagnosis rests on clinicopathological correlation. However, some cases are difficult to classify and pose a diagnostic challenge.Aim: To describe the clinical and histopathological features of patients with hypopigmented macules and follicular spongiosis on histopathology.Materials and Methods: We undertook a retrospective analysis of clinical and histopathological findings in 12 patients who presented with clinically nondiagnostic hypopigmented macules and showed follicular spongiosis on skin biopsy, at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India between January 2015 and October 2016. The findings were compared with 12 patients with “unclassified” hypopigmented macules, who did not show follicular spongiosis on skin biopsy.Results: A total of 12 patients with hypopigmented macules showed spongiosis affecting the follicular epithelium on histopathology. There were eight men and four women, most in their second decade (mean age 19.1 ± 8.05 years), presenting with hypopigmented macules most commonly on the upper limbs, for a mean duration of 6.33 ± 5.10 months. Clinically evident lesional hair loss was seen in all patients, and follicular prominences in seven (58%) patients. Histological features suggestive of other diagnosis, namely leprosy, mycosis fungoides or sarcoidosis were not seen in any biopsy. Alcian blue stain revealed an minimal amount of mucin in one biopsy. Clinically apparent hair loss and follicular prominences were found to be statistically significantly associated with histological evidence of follicular spongiosis (P < 0.001 and 0.003, respectively).Limitations: Our study is limited by its retrospective design and small sample size.Conclusions: Patients with hypopigmented macules and follicular spongiosis on histopathology may represent a distinct clinicopathological entity that is associated with lesional hair loss and follicular prominences. It is probably a variant of an endogenous dermatitis similar to pityriasis alba.
      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):386-391
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_679_17
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Insect tattoos

    • Authors: Valeti Meghana, Hima Gopinath, Kaliaperumal Karthikeyan
      Pages: 392 - 393
      Abstract: Valeti Meghana, Hima Gopinath, Kaliaperumal Karthikeyan
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):392-393

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):392-393
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_226_18
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Multiple ulcers in an immunocompromised patient

    • Authors: Rajsmita Bhattacharjee, Debajyoti Chatterjee, Tarun Narang
      Pages: 394 - 397
      Abstract: Rajsmita Bhattacharjee, Debajyoti Chatterjee, Tarun Narang
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):394-397

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):394-397
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_538_17
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta following measles rubella
           vaccine

    • Authors: Veeranna Shastry, P. S. S. Ranugha, Vinutha Rangappa, P Sanjaykumar
      Pages: 398 - 400
      Abstract: Veeranna Shastry, P. S. S. Ranugha, Vinutha Rangappa, P Sanjaykumar
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):398-400

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):398-400
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_48_18
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • A case of Bier spots with bilateral nevoid telangiectasia

    • Authors: Yuanbo Huang, Lichao Zhang, Zhongming Li, Mingye Bi
      Pages: 400 - 403
      Abstract: Yuanbo Huang, Lichao Zhang, Zhongming Li, Mingye Bi
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):400-403

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):400-403
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_781_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Papulonecrotic tuberculid with optic neuritis

    • Authors: Ying Wang, Sitong Li, Yanping Bai, Yong Cui, Zhancai Zheng
      Pages: 404 - 406
      Abstract: Ying Wang, Sitong Li, Yanping Bai, Yong Cui, Zhancai Zheng
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):404-406

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):404-406
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_817_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in a patient with Lynch syndrome

    • Authors: Sarah Alsukait, Zaid Almohsen, Sohail Alqarawi, Fahad Alsaif
      Pages: 407 - 409
      Abstract: Sarah Alsukait, Zaid Almohsen, Sohail Alqarawi, Fahad Alsaif
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):407-409

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):407-409
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_412_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Facial nodulocystic eruption induced by sorafenib in a patient with
           hepatocellular carcinoma

    • Authors: Carlos Duran-Vian, Cristina G&#243;mez-Fern&#225;ndez, I&#241;igo Navarro-Fern&#225;ndez, Leandra Reguero del Cura, Lucia Alonso-Buznego, M Carmen Gonz&#225;lez-Vela, Marcos A Gonz&#225;lez-L&#243;pez
      Pages: 409 - 411
      Abstract: Carlos Duran-Vian, Cristina Gómez-Fernández, Iñigo Navarro-Fernández, Leandra Reguero del Cura, Lucia Alonso-Buznego, M Carmen González-Vela, Marcos A González-López
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):409-411

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):409-411
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_864_18
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Actinic keratosis arising in an epidermal cyst

    • Authors: Eswari Loganathan, Kuo-Ming Chang, Yu-Hung Wu
      Pages: 411 - 413
      Abstract: Eswari Loganathan, Kuo-Ming Chang, Yu-Hung Wu
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):411-413

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):411-413
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_521_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Cutaneous protothecosis in an immunocompetent host

    • Authors: Aswath Rajan, Varadraj Vasant Pai, Pankaj Shukla
      Pages: 414 - 417
      Abstract: Aswath Rajan, Varadraj Vasant Pai, Pankaj Shukla
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):414-417

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):414-417
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_920_18
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Morbihan disease: Look beyond facial lymphedema

    • Authors: Prince Yuvraj Singh, Sukriti Baveja, Deepak Vashisht, Manish Sharma, Prashant Sengupta
      Pages: 418 - 421
      Abstract: Prince Yuvraj Singh, Sukriti Baveja, Deepak Vashisht, Manish Sharma, Prashant Sengupta
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):418-421

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):418-421
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_1004_18
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Dermatoscopic features of incontinentia pigmenti

    • Authors: Anuradha Bishnoi, Sendhil M Kumaran, Keshavamurthy Vinay
      Pages: 422 - 424
      Abstract: Anuradha Bishnoi, Sendhil M Kumaran, Keshavamurthy Vinay
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):422-424

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):422-424
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_77_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Pagetoid dyskeratosis of hands: Report of two cases and the usefulness of
           dermoscopy

    • Authors: Mar&#237;a Librada Porrino-Bustamante, Josefa S&#225;nchez-L&#243;pez, Salvador Arias-Santiago, Mar&#237;a Antonia Fern&#225;ndez-Pugnaire
      Pages: 424 - 427
      Abstract: María Librada Porrino-Bustamante, Josefa Sánchez-López, Salvador Arias-Santiago, María Antonia Fernández-Pugnaire
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):424-427

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):424-427
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_633_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Primary cutaneous marginal zone B-cell lymphoma with unusual manifestation
           and spontaneous regression

    • Authors: Xinyue Tang, Jiaoqing Tang, Weiping Liu, Lin Wang
      Pages: 428 - 431
      Abstract: Xinyue Tang, Jiaoqing Tang, Weiping Liu, Lin Wang
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):428-431

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):428-431
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_516_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Generalized facial pigmentation: An uncommon presentation of cutaneous
           lupus erythematosus

    • Authors: Alba Calleja Algarra, Raquel Arag&#243;n Miguel, Marta Prieto Barrios, Rafael Llamas Mart&#237;n, Carlos Zarco Olivo, Maria Del Rosario Haro Ramos, Jose Luis Rodr&#237;guez Peralto, Pablo Luis Ortiz Romero, Concepcion Postigo Llorente
      Pages: 431 - 435
      Abstract: Alba Calleja Algarra, Raquel Aragón Miguel, Marta Prieto Barrios, Rafael Llamas Martín, Carlos Zarco Olivo, Maria Del Rosario Haro Ramos, Jose Luis Rodríguez Peralto, Pablo Luis Ortiz Romero, Concepcion Postigo Llorente
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):431-435

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):431-435
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_603_18
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Dermoscopic features of a case of solitary reticulohistiocytoma

    • Authors: Biswanath Behera, Rashmi Kumari, Devinder Mohan Thappa, Debasis Gochhait
      Pages: 435 - 438
      Abstract: Biswanath Behera, Rashmi Kumari, Devinder Mohan Thappa, Debasis Gochhait
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):435-438

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):435-438
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_916_18
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Cutaneous syndecan-1 expression before and after phototherapy in psoriasis

    • Authors: Reham William Doss, Abdel-Aziz El-Rifaie, Aya Nagy Said, Laila A Rashed
      Pages: 439 - 440
      Abstract: Reham William Doss, Abdel-Aziz El-Rifaie, Aya Nagy Said, Laila A Rashed
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):439-440

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):439-440
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_525_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • A preliminary prospective non-randomized controlled trial to compare the
           efficacy of subcutaneous etanercept versus oral methotrexate in
           moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis and correlation of response
           with T helper (th) 1, th2, th17 and T regulatory cytokine patterns

    • Authors: Sujay Khandpur, Aashim Singh, Alok Kumar, Alpana Sharma
      Pages: 441 - 445
      Abstract: Sujay Khandpur, Aashim Singh, Alok Kumar, Alpana Sharma
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):441-445

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):441-445
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_443_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules-2019: What academicians need to know

    • Authors: Sandeep Lahiry, Sayanta Thakur, Dwaipayan Sarathi Chakraborty
      Pages: 445 - 448
      Abstract: Sandeep Lahiry, Sayanta Thakur, Dwaipayan Sarathi Chakraborty
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):445-448

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):445-448
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_790_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Subungual abscess treated by decompression using a CO2laser

    • Authors: Hanjae Lee, Je-Ho Mun
      Pages: 449 - 451
      Abstract: Hanjae Lee, Je-Ho Mun
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):449-451

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):449-451
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_392_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Alexandrite (755 nm) laser hair removal therapy reduces recurrence rate of
           pilonidal sinus after surgery

    • Authors: Harriet G Luijks, Hedwig A. L. Luiting-Welkenhuyzen, Ellen G. E. Greijmans, H Jorn Bovenschen
      Pages: 451 - 453
      Abstract: Harriet G Luijks, Hedwig A. L. Luiting-Welkenhuyzen, Ellen G. E. Greijmans, H Jorn Bovenschen
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):451-453

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):451-453
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_97_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • The rationale of ideal pulse duration and pulse interval in the treatment
           of steatocystoma multiplex using the carbon dioxide laser in a super-pulse
           mode as opposed to the ultra-pulse mode

    • Authors: Niharika Dixit, Kabir Sardana, Purnima Paliwal
      Pages: 454 - 456
      Abstract: Niharika Dixit, Kabir Sardana, Purnima Paliwal
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):454-456

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):454-456
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_154_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • “Verrucous vulva”: Meeting therapeutic challenges in massive
           condyloma acuminata with intralesional immunotherapy

    • Authors: Saurabh Singh
      Pages: 456 - 458
      Abstract: Saurabh Singh
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):456-458

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):456-458
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_535_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Polyethylene tube as an attachment to universal serial bus (USB)
           dermatoscope for preventing cross-infection

    • Authors: Deepak Jakhar, Chander Grover, Ishmeet Kaur
      Pages: 459 - 460
      Abstract: Deepak Jakhar, Chander Grover, Ishmeet Kaur
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):459-460

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):459-460
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_376_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Calciphylaxis in a renal transplant patient

    • Authors: Alvaro March-Rodriguez, Rebeca Alcal&#225;, Ramon M Pujol
      Pages: 461 - 462
      Abstract: Alvaro March-Rodriguez, Rebeca Alcalá, Ramon M Pujol
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):461-462

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):461-462
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_156_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Chronic paronychia with subungual purpura

    • Authors: Balakrishnan Nirmal, Renu George, Mandeep Singh Bindra
      Pages: 463 - 465
      Abstract: Balakrishnan Nirmal, Renu George, Mandeep Singh Bindra
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):463-465

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):463-465
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_762_17
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Professor Bhanushankar Verma

    • Authors: Terence J Ryan
      Pages: 466 - 467
      Abstract: Terence J Ryan
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):466-467

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):466-467
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_451_20
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Skin: Clinical Dermatology

    • Authors: M Ramam
      Pages: 468 - 468
      Abstract: M Ramam
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):468-468

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):468-468
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_674_20
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Expression of pigment epithelium-derived factor in psoriasis, verrucae,
           squamous cell carcinoma and normal skin: An immunohistochemical study

    • Authors: Abd Ellatif M Elbalshy, Asmaa M El-Refaie, Essam M Akl
      Pages: 469 - 469
      Abstract: Abd Ellatif M Elbalshy, Asmaa M El-Refaie, Essam M Akl
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):469-469
      Background: Preservation of homeostasis status in the skin needs an equilibrium of keratinocyte proliferation, differentiation, necrosis and apoptosis. Disturbance of these regulatory mechanisms may lead to keratinocyte neoplastic and hyperproliferative diseases. Pigment epithelium-derived factor is a glycoprotein that is endogenously produced in different tissues and has a variety of biological effects in different diseases.Objective: To evaluate the keratinocyte expression of pigment epithelium-derived factor in normal skin and three epidermal hyperproliferative diseases, namely, psoriasis, verrucae and squamous cell carcinoma.Methods: This study included skin biopsy samples from 80 participants who were divided into four equal groups; each containing 20 samples. The first group included skin biopsies from normal skin, the second group from psoriatic lesions, the third group from verruca vulgaris and the fourth group from squamous cell carcinoma. All tissue samples were stained with hematoxylin and eosin stain and later immunohistochemically for pigment epithelium-derived factor expression.Results: Scores of pigment epithelium-derived factor expression were lower in squamous cell carcinoma and verruca and psoriasis than normal skin with a significant difference (P = 0.04). In addition, the pattern of pigment epithelium-derived factor expression was mainly cytoplasmic in normal skin with a significant difference with that seen in psoriasis, squamous cell carcinoma and verruca vulgaris (P = 0.001).Conclusion: Pigment epithelium-derived factor may play a role in keratinocyte differentiation.
      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):469-469
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_396_19
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • Multiple inguinal basal cell carcinomas in the setting of intertrigo

    • Authors: Alexander Brooks Aria, Lara E Rosenbaum, Michael R Migden
      Pages: 469 - 469
      Abstract: Alexander Brooks Aria, Lara E Rosenbaum, Michael R Migden
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):469-469

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):469-469
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_769_18
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • A case of disseminated histoplasmosis presenting with facial and laryngeal
           involvement

    • Authors: Prateek Sondhi, Sanjay Singh, Sujay Khandpur, Shipra Agarwal
      Pages: 470 - 470
      Abstract: Prateek Sondhi, Sanjay Singh, Sujay Khandpur, Shipra Agarwal
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):470-470

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):470-470
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_707_17
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
  • A case of malignant syphilis complicated with myiasis in Northeast China

    • Authors: Yong-Zhi Ji, Li-Li Jia, Yang Li
      Pages: 470 - 470
      Abstract: Yong-Zhi Ji, Li-Li Jia, Yang Li
      Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):470-470

      Citation: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2020 86(4):470-470
      PubDate: Wed,10 Jun 2020
      DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_912_17
      Issue No: Vol. 86, No. 4 (2020)
       
 
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